Events in Provo City

  • Puppy Paddle Pool Party dog-swimming-lab Let your pooch swim in the outdoor pool, after the human season has ended. More >>

  • Skate Park Competition skate-park-jump Come compete at the annual Party in the Plaza Skateboard Competition! More >>

  • Halloween Carnival halloween-wonder-woman Celebrate at the Provo Rec Center Halloween Carnival on Saturday, October 26. More >>

 

 

There are a wide variety of events held in Provo throughout the year. Provo is a very active community that holds tons of events. There are three different kinds of events in Provo City:

Special Events 
These are events that are not sponsored by Provo City. Instead these are large scale activities put on by a third party. These event require an application process with the city for a Special Events License.

City Events
Events sponsored by Provo City. These are events that are made to strengthen our community. There are unique events every year in addition to our long running annual events.

Performances
Provo City is lucky enough to have its own theater for performing arts. They host a variety of events from local performances to large scale performances of well known bands.

 

 

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07:00 PM AuthorLink with Caroline Bliss Larsen

AuthorLink with Caroline Bliss Larsen

  • Date: 09/04/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Wednesday, September 4
7:00 pm | Bullock Room #309

A free author visit; no tickets required. 

Don't miss author Caroline Bliss Larsen at the launch of Marvin's Monster Diary 2: ADHD Emotion Explosion, a perfect read for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid!

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06:30 PM Teen Volunteer Board

Teen Volunteer Board

  • Date: 09/05/2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

1st Thursday of Every Month
6:30 pm | Shaw Programming Room #260

Come gain valuable experience for job resumes and college applications while helping your library and eating treats! Pick up a Teen Volunteer Board application from the First Floor Reference Desk and bring it to your first meeting.

Questions? Call 801-852-6661

Applications and more information

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07:00 PM Friday Night Live: Acoustic Open Mic Night

Friday Night Live: Acoustic Open Mic Night

  • Date: 09/06/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

First Fridays
7:00 pm |The Attic
4th Floor Academy Wing
Provo City Library

Enjoy the talents of local musicians at a monthly acoustic open mic night. Interested in performing? Sign-ups begin at 6:30 pm. Piano and acoustic guitar available.

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04:00 PM Kids' Code Club

Kids' Code Club

  • Date: 09/10/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2nd and 4th Tuesdays
4:00 pm | Story Room

Learn computer coding through games and activities! This is a self-paced lab appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced coders.

  • For ages 8-12 years old.
  • Families must show a current Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card at the door to participate.
  • Preregister online beginning the preceding Monday at 10:00 am.
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07:00 PM Bilingual Magic Show with Jason Fun

Bilingual Magic Show with Jason Fun

  • Date: 09/16/2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Monday, September 16
7:00 pm | Ballroom
Provo City Library

Join magician Jason Fun for an incredible, bilingual magic show for the whole family! This is a free event; no ticket required. 

¡Vea el mago Jason Fun en un increíble show de magia bilingüe para toda la familia! Entrada libre y gratuita.

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10:00 AM Children's Creative Dance Class

Children's Creative Dance Class

  • Date: 09/21/2019 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Children's Creative Dance Class
10:00, 10:45, and 11:30 am
Story Room
Provo City Library

For kids ages 3 -6

Come join us for a free creative dance class taught by qualified instructors from Wasatch Contemporary Dance Company! Wear comfortable clothing; formal dance attire is not required.

 

WCDC is a professional performance group and a registered non-profit organization based out of Provo.  

**WHEN REGISTERING:  Please remember to register the CHILD'S NAME (not the cardholder's name).  Please register each child separately.  Thank you!**

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10:45 AM Children's Creative Dance Class

Children's Creative Dance Class

  • Date: 09/21/2019 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Children's Creative Dance Class
10:00, 10:45, and 11:30 am
Story Room
Provo City Library

For kids ages 3 -6

Come join us for a free creative dance class taught by qualified instructors from Wasatch Contemporary Dance Company! Wear comfortable clothing; formal dance attire is not required.

 

WCDC is a professional performance group and a registered non-profit organization based out of Provo.  

**WHEN REGISTERING:  Please remember to register the CHILD'S NAME (not the cardholder's name).  Please register each child separately.  Thank you!**

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11:30 AM Children's Creative Dance Class

Children's Creative Dance Class

  • Date: 09/21/2019 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Children's Creative Dance Class
10:00, 10:45, and 11:30 am
Story Room
Provo City Library

For kids ages 3 -6

Come join us for a free creative dance class taught by qualified instructors from Wasatch Contemporary Dance Company! Wear comfortable clothing; formal dance attire is not required.

 

WCDC is a professional performance group and a registered non-profit organization based out of Provo.  

**WHEN REGISTERING:  Please remember to register the CHILD'S NAME (not the cardholder's name).  Please register each child separately.  Thank you!**

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03:00 PM Fall in Love with the Ukulele

Fall in Love with the Ukulele

  • Date: 09/21/2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, September 21
3:00 pm | Shaw Programming Room #260
Provo City Library

Ages 12 - 18 only 

Come fall in the love with the ukulele at the library. Build your mad ukulele skills while learning songs by Twenty One Pilots, Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, and Taylor Swift!  No prior experience or instrument necessary!

Library ukuleles will be available to borrow.

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06:00 PM AuthorLink with Sofiya Pasternack and Kwame Alexander

AuthorLink with Sofiya Pasternack and Kwame Alexander

  • Date: 09/23/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Monday, September 23
6:00 pm | Ballroom

Best-selling author Kwame Alexander and debut novelist Sofiya Pasternack team up for an evening you won’t forget.

As a special bonus at this event, before the event begins we will be giving away free books to Provo City Library cardholders between the ages of 8 and 14. One free copy of either THE CROSSOVER (Graphic Novel) or ANYA AND THE DRAGON will be available to the first 250 Provo City Library cardholders (while supplies last). Attendees must have an active Provo City Library card. Card must be present at the time of pickup; limit one book per child. No reserving books or picking up books for other cardholders. 

Doors will open to ticket holders at 5:15 pm. Free books will be available while supplies last; book giveaway will close at 6:00 pm and remain closed until the authors are finished speaking. Books will be available for purchase onsite courtesy of The King's English Bookshop. 

Free tickets for this event will be available online to Provo City Library cardholders beginning September 2 at 9:00 am; any remaining tickets will be made available to the general public on September 16 at 9:00 am. 

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06:30 PM Family Craft Night: Silhouette Suncatchers

Family Craft Night: Silhouette Suncatchers

  • Date: 09/23/2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monday, September 23
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Story Room
Provo City Library

Stop in with the family and make a quick craft!

Capture the last of the late night summer sunlight with these fun silhouette suncatchers!

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04:00 PM Kids' Code Club

Kids' Code Club

  • Date: 09/24/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2nd and 4th Tuesdays
4:00 pm | Story Room

Learn computer coding through games and activities! This is a self-paced lab appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced coders.

  • For ages 8-12 years old.
  • Families must show a current Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card at the door to participate.
  • Preregister online beginning the preceding Monday at 10:00 am.
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07:00 PM Girls Read Book Club: Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Girls Read Book Club: Smile by Raina Telgemeier

  • Date: 09/24/2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Girls Read Book Club: Smile by Raina Telgemeier
Tuesday, September 24
7:00 pm | Story Room
Provo City Library

Join us for book talks, fun crafts, and light refreshments! For kids ages 9-12.

Join us for our September Girls Read Book Club where girls ages 9-12 and a parent/caregiver will discuss Smile by Raina Telgemeier. Fun crafts and light refreshments are included.  Once you are registered, you may pick up a reserved copy of the book at the Children's Desk.  Families must have a current Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card to participate. 

**WHEN REGISTERING:  Please remember to register the CHILD'S NAME (not the cardholder's name).  Please register each child and parent/caregiver separately.  Thank you!**

Register »

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07:00 PM Learn It: How to Land a Literary Agent

Learn It: How to Land a Literary Agent

  • Date: 09/25/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn It: How to Land a Literary Agent
Wednesday, September 25
7:00 pm | Shaw Programming Room #260
Provo City Library

  • Learn the top 5 things agents wish querying authors knew about publishing
  • Learn  the tools you can use to find, research, and query agents
  • Learn querying strategies to increase your chances of finding an agent.

To get an email reminder about this class, register here.

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07:00 PM Guys Read Book Club: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Guys Read Book Club: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

  • Date: 09/26/2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guys Read Book Club: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Thursday, September 26
7:00 pm | Story Room
Provo City Library

Join us for book talks, fun crafts, and light refreshments! For ages 9-12.

Join us for our September Guys Read Book Club where boys ages 9-12 and a parent/caregiver will discuss The Crossover by Kwame Alexander.  Fun crafts and light refreshments are included.  Once you are registered, you may pick up a reserved copy of the book at the Children's Desk.  Families must have a current Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card to participate.  

**WHEN REGISTERING:  Please remember to register the CHILD'S NAME (not the cardholder's name).  Please register each child and parent/caregiver separately.  Thank you!**

Register Here »

 

PLEASE NOTE!  We're so excited that Kwame Alexander will be visiting our library just a few days before our book club! Register here for the opportunity to hear him speak, as well as to meet him and get a book signed!

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11:00 AM Space Academy

Space Academy

  • Date: 09/28/2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Space Academy
Saturday, September 28
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provo City Library

TICKETS GO ON SALE IN PERSON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 AT 9:00 AM. 

Blast off and save the world at Space Academy!

For children ages 3 and older. No babies, please. All little cadets must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who must also have a ticket.

Tickets ($5 each) will be available to Provo City Library cardholders on Saturday, September 14.

After attending orientation and saving the world, cadets will participate in training challenges, conquer obstacle courses, eat in the mess hall, and receive a free book. The entire experience will last about an hour.

If you have further questions, please call the children's desk at 801-852-6682.

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01:00 PM Space Academy

Space Academy

  • Date: 09/28/2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Space Academy
Saturday, September 28
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provo City Library

TICKETS GO ON SALE IN PERSON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 AT 9:00 AM. 

Blast off and save the world at Space Academy!

For children ages 3 and older. No babies, please. All little cadets must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who must also have a ticket.

Tickets ($5 each) will be available to Provo City Library cardholders on Saturday, September 14.

After attending orientation and saving the world, cadets will participate in training challenges, conquer obstacle courses, eat in the mess hall, and receive a free book. The entire experience will last about an hour.

If you have further questions, please call the children's desk at 801-852-6682.

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07:00 PM Divya School of Dance

Divya School of Dance

  • Date: 09/30/2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Monday Night at the Library: Divya School of Dance
Monday, September 30
7:00 pm | Ballroom

Enjoy an evening of Indian Classical and Bollywood Dance at this free performance for all ages. No ticket required.

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